A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
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Restangne, v. [Obs. F. restagner (OED), L. restagnāre, to overflow. Cf. Restagnat(e v., also later Sc. restagn to dam up (water).] intr. To overflow in consequence of being dammed up. — 1630 Reg. Privy C. 2 Ser. III 487.
Williame Scot … and his tennents … hes … stopped … the passage of the said watergang quhairthrow the said loche hes restangned upon the … toun of Kilconquher and hes alreadie overflowin and destroyed some … houses within the toun
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